We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsible to manage the delivery of nursing care to a specific patient population on a 24-hour basis while achieving quality clinical outcomes and maximizing the utilization of resources. Effectively managing the delivery of nursing care requires creating and promoting a professional practice environment at the unit level that exemplifies a vision and goals congruent with the Medical Center and the respective clinical service line as well as high levels of coworker engagement, patient satisfaction, safe and quality clinical outcomes, financial performance and physician satisfaction. Responsible to implement elements of the Nursing Strategic Plan within their departments. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Internal transfer applicants without Bachelor’s degree may be considered if the applicant is willing to actively pursue a Baccalaureate degree once hired into position. Actively pursuing a Baccalaureate degree is defined as being enrolled in a Baccalaureate program and completing at least one course per semester.
Licensure: Must have either a current RN Temporary Permit/RN license in the State of Missouri.
Experience: A minimum of three years clinical experience required.
Other: Past experiences must have demonstrated leadership ability, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to apply sound principles of management and supervision. Must be proficient in use of a personal computer and must be able to analyze complex data from various information systems.
Preferred Education: BSN preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
Preferred Certifications: Certification in specialty area of practice preferred.
Creates an environment within area of responsibility that fosters participation and direction of their department in the overall organizational direction.
Directs the overall operations of the assigned patient care department(s) to insure the provision of safe and effective care. Maintains 24-hour accountability for patient care area. Carrying out this responsibility requires:
Directs and actively participates in activities that foster continuous performance improvement in achieving excellence in clinical outcomes, insuring safe and quality patient care processes. Accomplishing these responsibilities requires:
Directs the human resource management for the patient care department(s) in a manner that is congruent with the policies, procedures and mercy service standards of behavior. Effectively managing the human resource function of the patient care area(s) requires:
Directs and demonstrates the effective utilization of fiscal resources to promote quality and safe patient care. As a responsible steward of the fiscal resources, necessary to provide for patient care needs and meet established financial targets requires:
In order to continuously improve our ability to provide effective nursing leadership, ongoing personal and professional development must be pursued. Activities to demonstrate this development include:
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.